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Definition of awe verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

awe

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔː//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they awe
BrE BrE//ɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔː//
 
he / she / it awes
BrE BrE//ɔːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːz//
 
past simple awed
BrE BrE//ɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːd//
 
past participle awed
BrE BrE//ɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɔːd//
 
-ing form awing
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːɪŋ//
 
 
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awe somebody [usually passive] (formal) to fill somebody with awe She seemed awed by the presence of so many famous people. Word Origin Old English ege ‘terror, dread, awe’, replaced in Middle English by forms related to Old Norse agi.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: awe